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TitleSOLES at USD Presents Nonprofit Conference
ContactMelissa Wagoner
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Contact Phone(619) 260-4659

From Thursday, March 24 through Saturday, March 26, “BenchMark 3.5: The 4th Conference on Nonprofit and Philanthropic Studies” will be held at the Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa.

BenchMark 3.5 is designed to consider the development of nonprofit/nongovernmental management, voluntarism, social entrepreneurship, and philanthropy as a field of study in higher education. The conference builds on the legacy of the prior three conferences held in 1986, 1996 and 2006.

The conference is presented by the Nonprofit Academic Centers Council and hosted by the University of San Diego School of Leadership and Education Sciences' Institute for Nonprofit Education and Research. The Arizona State University Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation is the lead sponsor for BenchMark 3.5.

Registration for participation in the conference has closed, but it is open to the press.

WHAT: The three-day “BenchMark 3.5: The 4th Conference on Nonprofit and Philanthropic Studies.”

WHERE: Welcome Reception, March 24
University of San Diego
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110

Conference, March 25-26
Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa
1775 East Mission Bay Drive
San Diego, CA 92109

WHEN: Thursday, March 24 (6 – 8:30 p.m.); Friday, March 25 (7 a.m. – 6 p.m.); Saturday, March 26 (7 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.)

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